Three years ago, I took a job to direct a feature documentary film called Huntwatch. I didn’t know it at the time, but it would turn out to be the most challenging project that I have ever been involved with.
Since its establishment in 2001, IFAW’s Beijing Raptor Rescue Center (BRRC), located on the campus of Beijing Normal University, has rescued 4,229 birds of prey from more than 30 species, including hawks, eagles, owls and vultures.
More than 55 percent of the birds are released back into the wild after rehabilitation.
This blog is part of a series of blogs that feature excerpts of IFAW’s report Trail of Lies, which is the most comprehensive study to date examining the hunting with dogs debate and the practices hunters take to undermine the ban. –The eds.